John Daniel Kosch, 72, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Bullhead City, Ariz., after a short illness. He was born April 10, 1941, in Salem, Ohio, to John and Anna (Kucha) Kosch.
John lived in Bullhead City for more than three years and had lived in Homer for 40 years. He moved his family from Ohio to Alaska in 1972. John worked at many jobs; he crewed on a commercial fishing boat, managed the Homer Spit Campground, owned and operated a bed and breakfast, owned an ice cream shop, operated K’s Concrete and worked as a Realtor.